Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane is a sports writer with The Age's sports section. She joined The Sunday Age's sports team in 2005, where she specialised in the coverage of Australian Rules football, before joining the daily Age in 2007. She has a wealth of multi-media broadcasting experience since starting her journalism career in 2002 at www.afl.com.au. She is also a panellist on Network Ten's Before the Game. Samantha covered the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and will be reporting extensively on the 2012 London Olympics.

Cycling

Bauer flies as Garmin issues warning

Samantha Lane Top-level pro outfit takes honours in Herald-Sun Tour with four finishers ahead of their better known counterparts.

Cycling

Team's strength is in numbers

Simon Gerrans winning last year's event.

Samantha Lane GreenEDGE's numerical strength likely to deliver titles to its own.

Cycling

Stretch of the legs, and a win

Cameron Meyer

Samantha Lane Cameron Meyer woke at 4am in Perth to travel to Ballarat for a street circuit race that night.

Cycling

Meyer warms up for main event with bewildering victory

Kimberley Wells

Samantha Lane CAMERON MEYER'S honour roll is as long as it is varied, but he never expected to add national criterium champion to it, even when he was in the midst of staging the feat.

Cycling

Track could lure Meyer

Cameron Meyer

Samantha Lane Cameron Meyer would return to the boards if his pet events returned to the Olympics.

Durbridge rides through the pain barrier for sweetest win

NATIONAL ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIP - MEN'S ROAD RACE
Winner Luke Durbridge *** Local Caption *** Winner Luke Durbridge Luke Durbridge crosses the finish line in the Australian Championship Road race.
Lachlan Bence
The Ballarat Courier
13th january 2013.

Samantha Lane LUKE DURBRIDGE might have felt he died a thousand deaths to land a historic double but twice in five days the most untapped talent in Australian cycling made winning look easy.

Cycling

Glory goes to Goss in GreenEdge win

Samantha Lane GreenEDGE'S first victory in Europe surprised even the team's awestruck directors.

Cycling

Title gives O'Shea Games boost

Glenn O'Shea

Samantha Lane Some Olympic pursuits take a lifetime of work and still never materialise. Glenn O'Shea presents a contrasting case.

Cycling

Finally, Meares gets that winning feeling

Anna Meares gold podium thumb

Samantha Lane From the moment the gun started the opening round of keirin qualifying, Anna Meares was back.

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Cycling

Belgians on top

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Samantha Lane Belgian duo stage the surprise of the world titles in the last race of the meet.

Cycling

Perkins still in fine-tuning mode: coach

Shane Perkins

Samantha Lane Australia's head cycling coach cited 'a variety of factors' for the team's top male sprinter, Shane Perkins, failing to defend his keirin crown or delivering medals in two Olympic events at the world...